Black On White I: Books

Books quoted or referred to in this blog

    ***** A
  • ALBERTSON, Chris
    Bessie, Revised and Expanded Edition, New Haven - London 2003.
  • All Music Guide [AMG] to Soul, edd. Vladimir Bogdanovich, John Bush, Chris Woodstra, Stephen Th. Erlewine, San Francisco 2003.
    ***** B
  • BOWMAN, Rob
    Soulsville U.S.A. The Story of Stax Records, New York 1997.
  • BOYER, Horace Clarence
    The Golden Age of Gospel, Urbana - Chicago 2000 (orig. published as How Sweet the Sound: The Golden Age of Gospel, New York 1995) (Music in American Life Series).
  • BRADLEY, Andy / WOOD, Roger
    House of Hits. The Story of Houston's Gold Star Recording Studios, Austin 2010.
  • BROVEN, John
    Rhythm & Blues in New Orleans [US-edition], Gretna 1978 (several reprints).
  • BROVEN, John
    Record Makers and Breakers: Voices of the Independent Rock 'n' Roll Pioneers Urbana 2009.
  • BROWN, Ruth, with Andrew YULE:
    Miss Rhythm. The Autobiography of Ruth Brown, Rhythm and Blues Legend, New York 1996.
  • BUTLER, Jerry, with Earl SMITH
    Only The Strong Survive. Memoirs of a Soul Survivor, Bloomington 2000 (Black Music and Expressive Culture Series).
    ***** C
  • CAPONI, Gena Dagel (ed.)
    Signifyin(g), Sanctifyin', & Slam Dunking. A Reader in African American Expressive Culture, Amherst 1999.
  • CARNEY SMITH, Jessie (ed.)
    Notable Black American Women, Book II, Detroit 1996.
    Uncloudy Days. The Gospel Music Encyclopedia, San Francisco 2005.
  • CHARLES, Ray, with David RITZ
    Brother Ray. Ray Charles' Own Story, New York 3rd ed. 2004.
  • COHODAS, Nadine
    Princess Noire. The Tumultuous Reign of Nina Simone, New York 2010.
  • COHODAS, Nadine
    Queen. The Life and Music of Dinah Washington, New York 2006.
  • COLEMAN, Rick
    Blue Monday. Fats Domino and the Lost Dawn of Rock 'n' Roll, Cambridge, Mass. 2006.
    ***** D
  • DARDEN, Robert
    People Get Ready! A New History of Black Gospel Music, New York 2004.
  • DEFFAA, Chip
    Blue Rhythms. Six Lives in Rhythm and Blues, Da Capo reprint New York 2000 (orig. Urbana 1996).
  • DENISOFF, R. Serge
    Solid Gold: the popular record industry, New Brunswick 1995.
  • DESALVO, Debra
    The Language of the Blues from Alcorub to Zuzu, New York 2006.
  • DOGGETT, Peter
    There's a Riot Going On. Revolutionaries, Rock Stars and the Rise and Fall of '60s Counter-culture, Edinburgh - New York 2007.
    ***** E
  • EDMONDS, John
    Called, Justified, Glorified, and Gay. The fictional Memoirs Of Gospel Singer, Josephus Hezekiah Carson
    , Bloomington 2008.
  • EMERSON, Ken
    Always Magic in the Air. The Bomp and Brilliance of the Brill Building Era
    , London - New York 2005.
  • EVANS, Mike
    Ray Charles: The Birth of Soul
    , New York 2005.
    ***** F
  • FRANKLIN, Aretha, with David RITZ
    From These Roots
    , New York 1999.
  • FREELAND, David
    Ladies of Soul
    , Jackson 2001.
  • FREEMAN, Scott
    Otis! The Otis Redding Story, New York 2001.
    ***** G
  • GARLAND, Phyl
    The Sound of Soul, Chicago 1969.
  • GEORGE, Nelson
    Where Did Our Love Go? The Rise & Fall of the Motown Sound, London - New York 2003.
  • GILLETT, Charlie
    The Sound of the City. The Rise of Rock and Roll, new Da Capo edition New York 1996.
  • GINSBERG, Allen
    Early Fifties. Early Sixties. Journals, ed. Gordon Ball, New York 1977.
  • GOURSE, Leslie
    Louis' Children: American Jazz Singers. Updated Edition, New York 2001 (1st ed. 1984).
  • GREGORY, Hugh
    The Real Rhythm and Blues, London 1998.
  • GURALNICK, Peter
    Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley, London 1995.
  • GURALNICK, Peter
    Sweet Soul Music. Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom, New York 1999.
    ***** H
  • HANNUSCH, Jeff
    The Soul of New Orleans: A Legacy of Rhythm And Blues, Ville Platte 2001.
  • HAYES, Cedric J. Hayes / LAUGHTON, Robert
    The Gospel Discography 1943-1970, West Vancouver: Eyeball Productions 2007.
  • HEILBUT, Anthony
    The Gospel Sound. Good News and Bad Times. Updated and Revised (25th Anniversary Edition), New York 1997.
  • HEMMING, Roy
    The Melody Lingers On. The Great Songwriters and Their Movie Musicals, New York 1999.
    ***** I,J
  • The James Brown Reader, edd. Nelson George and A. Leeds, London 2008.
  • JAMES, ETTA and David RITZ
    Rage to Survive. The Etta James Story, New York 2003 (second edition; 1st ed. 1995).
  • JONES, Roben
    Memphis Boys. The Story of American Studios, Jackson: University Press of Mississippi 2010.
    ***** K
  • KUKLA, Barbara J.
    Swing City: Newark Nightlife, 1925-50, Philadelphia 1991.
    ***** L
  • LEIBER, Jerry / STOLLER, Mike, with David RITZ
    Hound Dog. The Leiber and Stoller Autobiography, London - New York 2010.
    Musical Gumbo: The Music Of New Orleans, New York 1993.
  • LORNELL, Kip
    Virginia's Blues, Country, & Gospel Records, 1902-1943: An Annotated Discography
    , Lexington 1989.
  • LYNSKEY, Dorian
    33 Revolutions Per Minute. A History of Protest Songs, London 2010.
    ***** M
    The Label. The Story of Columbia Records, New York 2007.
  • McGRATH, Bob
    The Soul Discography, Vols. 1-2, West Vancouver 2010-12.
  • McNEIL, W.K. (editor)
    Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music, New York 2005.
    ***** N
  • NATHAN, David
    The Soulful Divas, Billboard 1999.
    ***** P
  • PATTERSON, Daniel W. (ed.)
    Sounds of the South, Chapel Hill 1991.
  • PRUTER, Robert
    Chicago Soul, Urbana–Chicago 1991.
  • PRUTER, Robert (ed.)
    The Blackwell Guide to Soul Recordings, Oxford 1993.
    ***** R
  • RANDALL, Annie J.
    Dusty! Queen of the Postmods, Oxford 2009.
  • REEVES, Martha, with Mark BEGO
    Dancing in the Street. Confessions of a Motown Diva, New York 1994.
  • RYLATT, Keith
    Groovesville USA. The Detroit Soul & R&B Index, Worthing 2010.
    ***** S
  • SANVILLE, George Washington
    Forty Gospel Hymn Stories, private printing 1947.
  • SIMONE, Nina, with Stephen CLEARY
    I Put A Spell On You. The Autobiography of Nina Simone, Cambridge, Mass., second edition 2003 (first ed. 1991).
  • SMITH, Suzanne E.
    Dancing in the Street: Motown and Cultural Politics of Detroit, Cambridge, Mass. 1999.
  • SOLOMON, Olivia & Jack (eds.)
    "Honey in the Rock". The Ruby Pickens Tartt Collection of Religious Folk Songs from Sumter County, Alabama, Macon 2002.
  • STRAS, Laurie (ed.)
    She's So Fine: Reflections on Whiteness, Feminity, Adolescence and Class in 1960s Music, Farnham - Burlington 2010.
  • SULLIVAN, Denise
    Keep On Pushing. Black Power Music from Blues to Hip-Hop, New York 2011.
    ***** T
  • TAPERT, Annette
    The Power of Glamour: The Women Who Defined the Magic of Stardom, New York 1998.
  • TURNER, Tina, with Kurt LODER
    I, Tina. My Life Story, New York 1986.
    ***** U,V
    Music USA: The Rough Guide, London 1999.
  • VAN RIJN, Guido
    The Truman & Eisenhower Blues. African-American Blues and Gospel Songs, 1945–1960, London – New York: Continuum 2004.
  • VINCENT, Rickey
    Funk. The Music, The People, and The Rhythm of The One, Foreword by George Clinton, New York 1996 (according to the copyright note).
  • The Voice of the Blues: Classic Interviews from the Living Blues Magazine, edd. Jim O'Neal & Amy Van Singel, London - New York 2002.
    ***** W
  • WALD, Gayle F.
    Shout, Sister, Shout! The Untold Story of Rock-and-Roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Boston 2007.
  • WARD, Brian
    Just My Soul Responding: Rhythm and Blues, Black Consciousness, and Race Relations, Berkeley 1998.
    How I Got Over. Clara Ward and the World-Famous Ward Singers. As told to Toni Rose, Philadelphia 1997.
  • WARE, Vron / BACK, Les
    Out of Whiteness: Color, Politics, and Culture, Chicago 2001.
  • WARNER, Jay
    American Singing Groups. A History from 1940 to Today, 1992.
  • WARWICK, Dionne with David Freeman WOOLEY
    My Life, As I See It. An Autobiography, New York - London 2010.
  • WARWICK, Jacqueline
    Girl Groups, Girl Culture. Popular Music and Identity in the 1960s, New York-London 2007.
    ***** X,Y,Z
  • YANOW, Scott
    The Jazz Singers. The Ultimate Guide, Milwaukee-New York 2008.
  • YOUNG, Alan
    Woke Me Up This Morning. Black Gospel and the Gospel Life, Jackson 1997.
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